A physics minor is offered with the completion of 18 credits.
Note: This list is intended to give you a quick glimpse into the program’s academic offerings, and should not be used as a guide for course selection or academic advising. For official program requirements, see the course catalog.
|PHSC 132||General Physics I: Mechanics and Heat|
Basic principles of physics emphasizing Newtonian mechanics; conservation of energy and momentum; oscillations, fluids and thermodynamics.
|PHSC 134||General Physics I Laboratory|
The application of the laws and theories of mechanics and thermodynamics through experiment.
|PHSC 233||General Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism|
Introduction to electrostatics, conductors and currents, magnetic fields, and Maxwell's equations.
|PHSC 234||General Physics III: Waves, Optics and Modern Physics|
Wave theory, sound, geometric optics, interference and diffraction, relativity, wave properties of particles, and introduction to quantum physics.
|PHSC 237||General Physics II Laboratory|
The application of the laws and theories of electricity and magnetism through experiment.
Students select upper-division credits in physics, which may not count towards another major or minor.